Katherine Levine Einstein
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Einstein studies and teaches courses in urban politics, American public policy, and racial and ethnic politics.
Looks at the role that political elites play in informing, misinforming, and encouraging or discouraging the use of accurate or mistaken information or beliefs. Argues that if a well-informed electorate remains a crucial component of a successful democracy, the deliberate concealment of political facts poses its greatest threat.